nimblest


nimblest
nim·ble || 'nɪmbl adj. agile; graceful; sharp, keen; perceptive

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  • Nimblest — Nimble Nim ble (n[i^]m b l), a. [Compar. {Nimbler} (n[i^]m bl[ e]r); superl. {Nimblest} (n[i^]m bl[e^]st).] [OE. nimel, prob. orig., quick at seizing, fr. nimen to take, AS. niman; akin to D. nemen, G. nehmen, OHG. neman, Icel. nema, Goth. nima,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muhlenbergia diffusa — Nimble Nim ble (n[i^]m b l), a. [Compar. {Nimbler} (n[i^]m bl[ e]r); superl. {Nimblest} (n[i^]m bl[e^]st).] [OE. nimel, prob. orig., quick at seizing, fr. nimen to take, AS. niman; akin to D. nemen, G. nehmen, OHG. neman, Icel. nema, Goth. nima,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nimble — Nim ble (n[i^]m b l), a. [Compar. {Nimbler} (n[i^]m bl[ e]r); superl. {Nimblest} (n[i^]m bl[e^]st).] [OE. nimel, prob. orig., quick at seizing, fr. nimen to take, AS. niman; akin to D. nemen, G. nehmen, OHG. neman, Icel. nema, Goth. nima, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nimble Will — Nimble Nim ble (n[i^]m b l), a. [Compar. {Nimbler} (n[i^]m bl[ e]r); superl. {Nimblest} (n[i^]m bl[e^]st).] [OE. nimel, prob. orig., quick at seizing, fr. nimen to take, AS. niman; akin to D. nemen, G. nehmen, OHG. neman, Icel. nema, Goth. nima,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nimbler — Nimble Nim ble (n[i^]m b l), a. [Compar. {Nimbler} (n[i^]m bl[ e]r); superl. {Nimblest} (n[i^]m bl[e^]st).] [OE. nimel, prob. orig., quick at seizing, fr. nimen to take, AS. niman; akin to D. nemen, G. nehmen, OHG. neman, Icel. nema, Goth. nima,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Racer — Ra cer (r[=a] s[ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, races, or contends in a race; esp., a race horse. [1913 Webster] And bade the nimblest racer seize the prize. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The common American black snake. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nimble — adjective (nimbler; nimblest) Etymology: Middle English nimel, from Old English numol holding much, from niman to take; akin to Old High German neman to take, Greek nemein to distribute, manage, nomos pasture, nomos usage, custom, law Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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